Aoife Dooley is a 5ft freelance illustrator, graphic designer, author and comedian from Coolock, Dublin. Aoife is best known for her 'Your One Nikita' Illustrations/animation which chronicle the life of a 22 year old woman called Nikita, best friend Tanya and boyfriend Anto. She published her first book 'How to be massive' October 2016 with Gill books and her second in 2017 'How to deal with poxes on a daily basis' along with an animated TV series in 2018.
Aoife gigs regularly in Dublin along with performing at festivals such as the Vodafone Comedy Festival, Body & Soul, and Electric Picnic. She has gigged along side PJ Gallagher, David O’Doherty, Jason Byrne, Alison Spittle and American comedians Al Lubel and Chris Redd to name a few. She won U Magazines 30 under 30 award for best comedian in 2017.
Aoife openly shares her experiences of being diagnosed as Autistic at the age of 27, neurodiversity and how a diagnosis helped her to truly understand herself. She believes she would not have achieved what she has to date if she was neurotypical.